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Table 3 Causes of death for carbon monoxide poisoning cases who died within 30 days of encounter, 2010–2017

From: Carbon monoxide poisoning surveillance in the Veterans Health Administration, 2010–2017

Age # Days, encounter until death ICD Exposure Code Code description; injury category Cause of death Category of death
60 1 E890.2 Other smoke and fumes from conflagration in a private dwelling, including carbon monoxide; unintentional Anoxic brain injury Anoxic brain injury
30 0 T58.02X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor vehicle exhaust; intentional self-harm Death by suicide (original attempt) Anoxic brain injury
62 25 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Anoxic brain injury Anoxic brain injury
78 28 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Anoxic brain injury Anoxic brain injury
63 8 E868.8 Accidental poisoning by carbon monoxide from other sources; unintentional STEMI (ST - elevation myocardial infarction) Cardiovascular
70 21 T58.01X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor vehicle exhaust; unintentional Congestive heart failure Cardiovascular
81 3 T58.8X1 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other source; unintentional Myocardial infarction Cardiovascular
67 8 T58.91X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecified source; unintentional STEMI (ST - elevation myocardial infarction) Cardiovascular
63 1 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Inferior wall myocardial infarction Cardiovascular
61 2 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Cardiac arrest Cardiovascular
67 8 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Congestive heart failure Cardiovascular
38 10 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Cardiac arrest Cardiovascular
63 13 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Stroke Cardiovascular
66 19 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Congestive heart failure Cardiovascular
53 30 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Cardiac arrest Cardiovascular
85 0 E868.9 Accidental poisoning by carbon monoxide from unspecified source; unintentional Acute kidney injury Kidney injury
69 6 T58.11X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility gas; unintentional Acute kidney injury Kidney injury
68 11 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined Lung cancer Lung disease
63 24 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined End-stage COPD Lung disease
63 25 986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide; undetermined End-stage COPD Lung disease
52 21 E952.1 Self-inflicted poisoning by other carbon monoxide source; intentional self-harm Self-inflicted poisoning, carbon monoxide Suicide - repeat attempt
43 27 E952.1 Self-inflicted poisoning by other carbon monoxide source; intentional self-harm Death by suicide (new attempt, different method) Suicide - repeat attempt
57 9 T58.92X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecified source; intentional self-harm Death by suicide (new attempt, different method) Suicide - repeat attempt
60 18 E868.9 Accidental poisoning by carbon monoxide from an unspecified source; unintentional Unknown (inadequate chart documentation) Unknown
63 26 E868.1 Accidental poisoning by other/unspecified utility gas, or carbon monoxide from combustion of such gas; unintentional Unknown (inadequate chart documentation) Unknown
70 8 T58.91X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecified source; unintentional Unknown (inadequate chart documentation) Unknown